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Monday, September 21, 2020

Nearly half of iPhone users own a connected health device

Forty-nine percent of iPhone owners and 34 percent of Android owners who are the head of a U.S. broadband household own at least one connected health product, according to new research from Parks Associates.

Researchers found that the connected health products that consumers adopt the most are wearables such as fitness trackers, smartwatches or GPS sports watches. They also discovered high demand for connected blood pressure cuffs, connected thermometers and Wi-Fi weight sca ...read more

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Report: ACOs to cover 130M lives by 2017

A recent report from Dallas-based Parks Associates, a market research and consulting company, has found the number of lives covered by accountable care organizations will increase from 40 million in 2015 to over 130 million by 2017.

The research firm said business and regulatory changes, as well as the emphasis on performance-based metrics will cause an increase in the formation of ACOs.

"Reforms to the healthcare financial model tie compensation to care outcomes, and AC ...read more

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